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VAT cut

Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP Graham Simpson has hugely welcomed the UK Government’s VAT cut for the hospitality and tourism sector describing it as a ‘massive shot in the arm’ for the industry in Central Scotland.

Stamp Duty

Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP Graham Simpson says the SNP Government must urgently follow the UK Government’s lead and give a ‘lease of life’ to the housing market.

Youth Unemployment guarantee

Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP Graham Simpson has hailed the UK Government for the creation of a job scheme to help youngsters into secure employment.

Saving our bus service

Tory MSP Graham Simpson has commenced a campaign to save the 31 bus service between East Kilbride and Glasgow. 

First Glasgow has axed the 31 bus which is the only bus serving Stewartfield in East Kilbride. It will now only run between Carmunnock and Glasgow.

COVID-19: Repeated data breaches at NHS Lanarkshire 

Hundreds of patients have had their Covid-19 data breached in Lanarkshire.

The Scottish Conservatives asked NHS Lanarkshire how many data breaches there had been in the health board in relation to COVID-19 test results or associated patient data.

First Minister does a u-turn on beer gardens

Local MSP Graham Simpson has welcomed that beer gardens are set to re-open on July 6 but questioned what evidence has changed Nicola Sturgeon’s mind after she ruled it out just six days ago.